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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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November 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline:

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R –South Louisiana) released the following statement today as a U.S. budget deal heads toward quick action in Congress: 

October 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) responded today to President Obama’s decision to veto H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the bipartisan defense policy bill that provides improved pay, retirement, health coverage, housing and other benefits to our troops and their families. 

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R –  South Louisiana Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decided by a 6-0 unanimous decision that Mexico’s sugar industry harmed American producers by dumping subsidized sugar onto the U.S. market:

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - The Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury this week announced plans to award over $4 million to the Water Institute of the Gulf through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA).

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Natural Resources Committee announced that it will hold a hearing later this month on H.R.

October 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement today after the Justice Department announced a final settlement with BP of $20.8 billion for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  

September 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington - Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) today released the following statement after House Speaker John Boehner announced he would retire at the end of October.
 

July 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – Louisiana) released the following statement today upon passage of H.R. 427, the Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 in the US House of Representatives: 

July 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington DC – Congressmen Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) today introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would transfer management of the red snapper fishery from the federal government to the five Gulf States.

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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PANAMA CITY, FL (WVUE) -

Steve Southerland agrees: He was something of a threat to some commercial fishermen.

"I was in his kitchen," he tells us.

 Southerland served two terms in Congress.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

On the tip of Louisiana's coast, Dean Blanchard built his seafood business from nothing.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DONALDSONVILLE – With the completion of a Union Pacific Railroad Modification over Bayou Lafourche completed, a ribbon cutting was held earlier this week near the site to celebrate a milestone in a project that will bring safer drinking water to some 300,000 residents who live further down the bayou.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.

“The Corps should watch from the stands as the state builds it so the Corps can see how to build a project,” said Graves, who spoke Thursday at a meeting of the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club.

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March 1, 2017 In The News

Tensions occasionally boiled over Thursday night as a divided crowd filled the Central Branch Library to hear Congressman Garret Graves give his take on various controversies of the new Trump administration, including the president’s recent attempt to impose a travel ban on seven Middle East countries.

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February 13, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a federal disaster declaration for Orleans and Livingston parishes following powerful tornadoes that devastated New Orleans East and Watson on Tuesday.

February 1, 2017 In The News

Louisiana leaders are voicing frustration with the federal bureaucracy tied to $1.6 billion that Congress has set aside for the state's flood recovery, as the state's Congressional delegation pushes for more money.

February 1, 2017 In The News
 
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